The 2018 calendar year brought many new opportunities and success for Liberty Flames Athletics.
Liberty Athletics officially joined the ASUN Conference on July 1 after spending the previous 27 years as a member of the Big South Conference. Additionally, the Liberty football program played its inaugural season as an FBS program this fall.
Liberty Athletics captured seven conference titles in 2018, including: men's indoor track & field, women's indoor track & field, men's outdoor track & field, women's outdoor track & field, women's basketball, softball and men's golf.
Over the course of the next two weeks, LibertyFlames.com will showcase the Top 10 Moments of 2018 in Flames Athletics.
The series picks back up today on Christmas Eve with the No. 6 moment, featuring the Liberty men's and women's track & field teams' sweep of the 2018 Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Vert Stadium in High Point, N.C., May 11. The Lady Flames set meet records for points scored (289) and event titles won (15) for their 17th crown in the meet's 25-year history. Meanwhile, the Flames won their 12th straight Big South Conference championship and 23rd title in 25 years.
Liberty, which also claimed both indoor team titles in February, closed out its time in the conference with 98 Big South titles (including cross country, indoor track and outdoor track). Director of Track & Field and Cross Country Brant Tolsma finished with a total of 71 Big South Coach of the Year honors.
Stay tuned to LibertyFlames.com for the remaining top 10 moments of 2018, and follow Liberty Athletics teams on social media to see the top 10 moments from the year.
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